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Oct 13, 2012 9:00am EDT
in the past. >>> now to decision 2012. president obama and mitt romney are both hitting battleground states this weekend. the president will head to williamsburg, virginia today for debate camp. he is expected to stay until tuesday where he'll then travel to new york for his second debate against romney at hoft ra university. romney will travel through the buckeye state today making several stops. >>> protests in d.c. are nothing new but one proposed protest features some unusual participants. two men are planning a rally called the million muppet march. in the first presidential debate romney said he would cut funding to pbs even though he loves big bird. that sparked an outpouring of support in favor of big bird. the men are hoping for a rally on the mall november 3rd the saturday before the election and they're planning to have skits and musical performances featuring the muppets during that rally. and it will be a rocking good time in ohio next week as the boss will meet up with a former boss. former president bill clinton will join legendary rocker bruce springsteen at a campaig
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 5:00am EDT
strong push in the state. mitt romney and his wife ann both made multiple campaign stops there yesterday. the first lady's event opens to on the public 2:45 this afternoon. >> president obama will try to appeal to young voters again today. he'll visit ohio state university in columbus. he's been to more than 30 college campuses this year alone. this will be his fourth visit to a campus in ohio in recent weeks. the president flies to the battleground state from california where a series of fund-raisers helped generate millions of dollars for his campaign. >>> republicans are focusing on another battleground state, north carolina. senator john mccain and house speaker john boehner are some of the gop leaders who will campaign for mitt romney in the tar heel state. the republican presidential nominee will visit north carolina later in the week. he campaigned in virginia yesterday. romney criticized president obama's foreign policy. he also vowed to be tougher on iran and help rebel forces in syria. foreign policy will be the focus of the next presidential debate which takes place
NBC
Oct 11, 2012 4:30am EDT
. this will be the only debate between the two and will cover both foreign and domestic issues. analysts say the pressure is on paul ryan to maintain romney's momentum after last week's debate. joe biden's mission is to get the momentum back. >>> today president obama is taking his campaign to florida. he will travel to miami this afternoon and hold a rally at the university of miami. then this evening, the president will headline a fundraiser at a hotel. the event is expected to raise $1 million for the president's campaign. the president is also speaking out about his own lackluster debate last week in. two interviews last week, he said he had a bad night and that he was too polite. >>> mitt romney is clarifying his stance on abortion. during a campaign stop in ohio, he told reporters he'll be a pro-life president. he also renewed his promise to cut off aid to plan parenthood. earlier this week, romney told "the des moines register" that if elected, he would not pursue abortion related legislation. the obama campaign quickly pounced saying he was hiding his stance on women's
NBC
Oct 14, 2012 6:00am EDT
their flight paths. >> both president obama and mitt romney are preparing for tuesday's debate and campaigning in swing states. the president is in williamsburg, virginia, and it planning on staying there until the debate. john kerry is once again playing the role of romney, and romney is traveling all over ohio while prepping for the debate. it will be a town hall style. the latest poll numbers may be close, but president obama's campaign has one major thing to celebrate. total fund raising has been more than $181 million. the republicans have not released their september fundraising numbers. >> if you have not registered to vote yet, time is running out. the deadline for maryland and west virginia voters is tuesday, while the mail in deadline for registration passed last week. they can still regular strer this friday at any brie brar, fire house, or online. special interest groups in maryland are spending big bucks. supporters for and against question seven that would pay for a casey know have spent more than 47 million. that's on pace to exceed their spending. there's also been
NBC
Oct 10, 2012 5:00am EDT
now moves to new york. the first pitch is set for just after 7:30 tonight. >>> both presidential campaigns are zeroing in on the battleground state of ohio. mitt romney will spend his second day in the buckeye state trying to keep up momentum from last week's debate. he campaigned in akron, ohio, and spoke alongside governor chris christie. president obama spoke outside ohio state university. early polls show mitt romney leading the presidential race this morning. according to a gallup survey, the gop candidate leads 49%-47%. president obama leads another gallup poll that surveys registered votes. >>> a congressional committee will meet today to discuss last month's deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. the hearing is expected to focu on security missteps by the u.s. state department. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans were killed in the attack. a state department official will be along the witnesses to testify before the house oversight committee. he's expected to deny reports the state department ignored requests for additional security in libya in t
NBC
Oct 11, 2012 6:00am EDT
kentucky. it will be the only debate between the two and will cover both foreign and domestic issues. analysts say the pressure is on paul ryan to maintain romney's momentum after last week's debate. joe biden's mission is to get the momentum back. debate coverage on nbc 4 begins tonight at 9:00 followed by news4 at 11:00. >>> we'll get more answers about the death of a giant panda cub at the national zoo. the cub lived for six days before it died late last month. zoo keepers now believe the panda was a female. a preliminary report showed the cub had liver abnormalities and fluid in its abdomen. the news conference starts at 10:00 a.m., we'll be there. look for the latest at nbcwashington.com. >>> hikers and bikers will see more police patrols on the popular trail in montgomery county after several violent attacks there. police say two attacks on capital crescent trail may be linked. they say a teenager grabbed two other teens on september 29th in the wisconsin avenue tunnel in bethesda and tried to rob them. on friday, police arrested a 16-year-old from rockville in the case. they b
NBC
Oct 15, 2012 6:00am EDT
with his republican rival, a debate most people say mitt romney won. >> both candidates will be keeping low profiles today as they prepare for tomorrow night's second debate. president obama is preparing in williamsburg, virginia. mitt romney is in boston. obama campaign aides say the president has watched that first debate. they say he won't make the same mistakes again. >> i think he's going to be aggressive for making the case of his view of where we should go as a country. >> president can change his style. he can change his tactics. he can't change his record, and he can't change his policies, and that's what this election about. >> tomorrow night's town hall style debate will focus on domestic and foreign policy. the president will likely face questions about the white house's response to the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in libya last month. >>> if you haven't registered to vote yet, this week is your last chance. maryland voters will have until tomorrow, and the same goes for people in west virginia. in the district, the deadline has already passed to register by mail. you
NBC
Oct 15, 2012 4:30am EDT
tomorrow night at a resort in williamsburg, virginia. mitt romney is preparing in boston. both sides agree the president has to improve on his performance from the first debate. >> he's got to be more energetic. i think you'll see somebody who's very passionate about the choice that our country faces. >> the president can change his style. he can change his tactics. he can't change his record, and he can't change his policies, and that's what this election is about. >> some obama aides say the president wasn't as prepared as they wanted for the first debate because he had to focus on some of his presidential responsibilities. now, you can watch tomorrow night's presidential debate live here on nbc 4. our coverage begins at 9:00 p.m., and then stay tuned for news 4 at 11:00 for a full breakdown of what the candidates said. >>> if you haven't registered to vote yet, you'd better do so this week. today is the deadline for voters to register. in maryland and west virginia, you have until tomorrow. in the district, you've missed the deadline to register by mail, but you can still register
NBC
Oct 13, 2012 6:00am EDT
staged this kind of attack in the past. >>> now to decision 2012. president obama and mitt romney are both hitting battleground states this weekend. the president will head to williamsburg, virginia today for debate camp. he is expected to stay there until tuesday where he'll then travel to new york for his second debate against romney at hofstra university. romney was also in virginia yesterday before heading to ohio. he'll travel through the buckeye state today making several campaign stops. >>> mitt romney's comments about cutting funding for public broadcasting are once again in the spotlight. two men are working on a million muppet march on the national mall. the organizers are hoping for a rally on the mall on november 3rd the saturday before the election. it's the -- in the first presidential debate romney said he would cut funding to pbs even though he loves big bird. that sparked an outpouring of support in favor of big bird. the men hope to have skits and musical performances featuring muppets during the rally. it will be a rocking good time in ohio next week as the boss
NBC
Oct 12, 2012 5:00am EDT
, health care and abortion. both often interrupted each other. biden criticized ryan and romney for launching political attacks about the attack on a u.s. consulate in libya before they knew the facts. ryan said the attack shows the u.s. is projecting weakness abroad. the two also took jabs at each other over job creation. >> i've had it up to here with this notion that 47%. it's about time they take some responsibility here. >> did they come here and inherit that situation? absolutely. but we're going in the wrong direction. look at where we are. the economy is barely limping along. it's growing at 1.3%. that's slower than it grew last year, and last year was slower than the year before. >> on tax reform, ryan said there aren't enough rich americans to tax to pay for all of the president's spending. vice president joe biden says the only way to pay for mitt romney's plan is to raise middle class taxes. >> both president obama and mitt romney say they're pleased with how their running mates did in last night's debate. president obama watched from air force one as he returned to d.c.
NBC
Oct 15, 2012 5:00am EDT
is in williamsburg, virginia. mitt romney is in boston. both agree it's upon the president to improve on his performance in the next debate. nbc's tracie potts live on capitol hill with more. >> reporter: good morning. the president apparently agrees with it. he saw the tape of the last debate, was pretty disappointed, and does not plan to make the same mistakes again. tomorrow the president's been down in williamsburg practicing for this next one on tomorrow. not a lot of details about specifically what he's studying other than aides saying he'll be a lot more aggressive and energetic than we saw two weeks ago. mitt romney, who went to church with his family yesterday, has been doing debate prep himself on the road, ready to face what aides say will be, from the president, a new strategy. >> we saw governor romney sort of serially walk away from his own proposals, and certainly the president is going to be willing to challenge him on it. >> the president can change his style. he can change his tactics. he can't change his record, and he can't change his policies. >> reporter: mitt ro
NBC
Oct 12, 2012 4:30am EDT
potential weakness. both the president and mitt romney said they're pleased with how their running mates did. the president watched the face-off on air force one as he returned to d.c. from a campaign in miami. romney watched it from a hotel room in north carolina after a campaign event. the two presidential candidates will debate again themselves next tuesday, october 16th. >>> the u.s. is hoping to build a public-private partnership to fight cyber attacks. this comes as the u.s. points the finger at iran as a source of recent cyber attacks on oil and gas companies in the persian gulf. they appear to be in retaliation for u.s. sanctions against the country. panetta called those attacks possibly the most destructive the private sector has seen yet. >>> today a civil liberties and advocacy group will put out its own ads in metro stations to combat the ads that are pro israel. cares campaign in response to the anti-jihad posters. a c.a.r.e. spokesperson hasn't said what the ads will say,ut they will promote mutual understanding and challenge hate. >>> a montgomery county child defies death
NBC
Oct 14, 2012 9:00am EDT
were escorted out of of the area. >> both president obama and mitt romney are preparing for tuesday's debate. the president is in williamsburg virginia for the next few days. he is planning on staying there until the debate. john kerry is again playing the role of romney, and romney is traveling all over ohio while preps for the debate. the match up is in new york, and it will be a town hall style. meanwhile, the latest poll numbers may be close, but president obama's campaign has one major lead this morning. with donations from four million people. a top campaign aide says that brings fund raising to more than 181 million. >>> if you haven't registered to vote yet in next month's election, time is running out. virginia voters have to register by tomorrow. absentee voting is under deadline. >> voters can still register in person through this friday. they have to go to any dc public library, fire house, or police station. >>> a traffic alert for drivers in virginia, major ramp and lane closures this weekend. drivers should use the through lanes to get bike, and the ramp for eisenhower
NBC
Oct 8, 2012 4:30am EDT
both presidential candidate,on the campaign trail. romney will deliver a major foreign policy speech in virginia. the republican presidential hopeful will speak at the virginia military institute in lexington. the 30-minute speech called the mantel of leadership is romney's tenth address on foreign policy. the former massachusetts governor will criticize the president's, quote, passive leadership in the middle east saying, "i know the president hopes for a safer, freer, and a more prosperous middle east allied with the united states. i share this hope, but hope is not a strategy. we cannot support our friends and defeat our enemies in the middle east when our words are not backed up by deeds." today president obama will wrap up a two-day fund-raising trip in california. yesterday he spoke at a fund-raising concert with performances by john bon jovi and katy perry. and he attended a fund-raising dinner. >>> virginia's u.s. senate candidates will hold their second debate today. republican george allen and democrat tim kaine will square off in richmond. a recent wall street journal/mari
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 6:00am EDT
evening. virginia has been a common stop for both candidates and their spouses. mitt romney and his wife ann were making multiple campaign stops in virginia yesterday. the first lady's event opens to the public at 2:45 this afternoon. >>> people who live in the district today is the last day you can register to vote by mail. applications are available online and at public libraries, firehouses and police stations. anyone who misses today's deadline can still register to vote during early voting and on the election at their polling place. the election is tuesday, november 6th. >>> the top american counterterrorism adviser heads to libya today. john brennan will yet get an update on the investigation into the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi last month. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans were killed. brenn brennan's trip comes a day before congress holds its first hearing on the attack. a state department official will be among the witnesses to testify before the house oversight committee. he is expected to deny reports the state department ignored requests for
NBC
Oct 10, 2012 6:00am EDT
presidential race as both president obama and mitt romney focus in on ohio. is the president spending too much time talking about big bird? we're going to ask a senior adviser to his campaign. >>> also ahead, the fbi searches the home of a missing 10-year-old colorado girl. we'll have details on that and hear from the girl's parents for the first time since their daughter's disappearance. >>> and then we'll take a turn and ask what happens when mom goes on strike. the answer, as you might guess, one big mess. we're going to meet a woman who just taught her daughters a valuable lesson. those stories plus some simple style changes that can make you look ten years younger. sounds pretty good when we get started on a wednesday morning here on "today." eun, back to you. >> it does sound good. i'm going to get my kids to watch it to see what happens when mom goes on vacation at home. >> it's an amazing story. definitely fun to watch. >> thank you, savannah. see you soon. >>> metro's money making plan for inauguration day. let me tell you how i will create 12 million jobs when president obama co
NBC
Oct 12, 2012 6:00am EDT
abortion. vice president joe biden criticized paul ryan and mitt romney for launching critical attacks about the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya before they knew the facts. congressman ryan said the attack is projecting weakness abroad. the two are both snarky when referring to controversial comments made in the past. >> i think the vice president very well knows that sometimes the words don't come out of your mouth the right way. >> but i always say what i mean. >> on tax reform, ryan said there rcht enough rich americans to tax to pay for all of obama's spending. vice president joe biden said the only way to pay for romney's plan is to raise middle class taxes. this is the only vice presidential debate. the two presidential candidates will hold their face-off next tuesday, october 16th. >>> vice president ryan was often noted for what he did not say. he often laughed at paul ryan's comments. that caught the attention of twitter. biden's smile is out of control. and michael said, not sure cameras have been light tested for biden's teeth. best to watch for sunglasses. and someone
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